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' observations and willing to come forward and tell a teacher, security got involved. we believe that that action prevented a pretty serious situation. >> reporter: authorities don't believe the alleged plan was inspired by the events in newtown, connecticut. they think this was already in the works before the massacre of 26 people at sandy hook elementary. however, the uneasy tensions that many are feeling as a result of sandy hook may have contributed to the authorities being tipped off by the students. >> it may have helped, because there is a heightened awareness and sensitivity to it. >> reporter: back out live here, authorities say they have been in communication with this teen's parents. those parents, according to authorities, said that they did believe that their son actually had access to some weapons therefore making this threat that much more credible, guys. but no weapons, according to police, ever made it here on campus. so that's certainly some good news here. what is still a mystery tonight is what could have caused this teen to plan out such an attack. we'll find out in the days
for action, we the people platform became the most popular cause ever championed on the website. at last check it had 163,000 signatures. here in d.c., dozens of parents, teachers and veterans marched on the national rifle association's headquarters calling on the group to curtail its lobbying efforts. from capitol hill one virginia congressman says the shooting was enough to make him remember think his position on guns -- rethink his position on guns. >> i absolutely believe that americans have a right to reasonable gun ownership, but i also know after this enormous tragedy coming not that long after the tragedy at virginia tech, when my daughters asked me friday night, dad, you're in the senate. why can't we put reasonable restrictions on assault weapons or these rapid fire ammunition clips? i didn't have a good enough answer for them. so i, even as an nra a-rated member believe enough is enough. >> senator warner says as the funerals begin today is not the day to present a specific plan but he hopes in the coming weeks democrats and republicans can come together for a frank conversati
involved have been questioned and discipline near action will be taken. >>> fresh testimony at the pretrial hearing for bradley manning, the private charged with giving u.s. government secrets to wikileaks. at issue whether the nine months manning spent in the brig amounted to illegal punishment, and if it did, should the case be dismissed because of it? today the top administrator says brig officials used improper procedures to recommend that manning be held in maximum custody. >>> tonight we've got an update on the tragic death of a new york city man whose final moments were captured in that picture. tonight a 30-year-old homeless man faces second-degree charges of murder. davis is accused of shoving that victim following a confrontation. davis has a long record in new york and pennsylvania. police say the victim tried to climb a few feet to safety but got trapped between the train and the platform's edge. what was planned as a birthday party for jazz great dave brubeck is now becoming a memorial tribute. brubeck died today in connecticut one day shy of his 92nd birthday. gotta know that
as the fiscal cliff. today, the president met with congressional leaders at the white house, but the action is now in the u.s. senate, where the republican and democratic leaders are trying to find some sort of compromise. but if they can't, the president is insisting on an up and down vote on his plan in both the house and senate. the vote in the news room tonight was to have gary nurenberg fill us in. gary? >> reporter: derek, how absurd is this? almost no one wants the country to see that combination of huge spending cuts and tax increases, but month after month after month, congress has been unable to cut a deal to avoid them. how absurd is this? so absurd the president is quoting yogi berra to describe it. >> this is deja vu all over again. america wonders why it is that in this town for some reason, you can't get stuff done in an organized timetable, why everything has to wait until the last minute. we're now at the last minute. >> reporter: the president spoke after a meeting where republican and democratic senate leaders agreed to try to find a solution. >> we're out of town. we've
saying he was deeply sorry for his actions and would deal with whatever penalty comes his way. the senator is due in court on january 4th. >>> it was a mad rush today to get those last-minute gifts. but in other places getting a lot of businesses is the grocery store. apparently folks are not only interested in fathering around the christmas tree, they're also interested in gathering around the dinner table. surae chinn reports on the quest for preparing that perfect holiday dinner. >> you're real busy here today. >> we want to finish and go home. >> reporter: there's a lot to do before christmas and a lot to cook for. >> we have eight total and cooking for three vegetarians. >> i'm beginning to panic a little bit, but i'm okay. as long as the redskins win today we'll be about. >> reporter: barbara has her menu. >> we're greek and we're preparing a rack of lamb and i'm doing a tenderloin. >> we're preparing ham and mashed potatoes and all the traditional christmas dinner. >> and gravy. >> lamb and wild rice and salad and i'm going to make a vegetable casserole. >> reporter: an
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